Eduardo Viveiros de Castro

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Eduardo Viveiros de Castro (1951) is a Brazilian anthropologist and ethnologist and Professor of social anthropology at the National Museum of Rio de Janeiro. He was Simón Bolívar Chair of Latin American Studies at Cambridge University (1997-98) and Directeur de recherches at the C.N.R.S. (2000-2001).


Cosmological Perspectivism in Amazonia and Elsewhere [1998], 2012, Log.

(in English unless noted otherwise)


  • Arawete: o povo do Ipixuna, São Paulo: CEDI, 1992; 3rd ed., rev. & exp., as Araweté, um povo tupi da Amazônia, São Paulo: Sesc, 2021, 225 pp. (Brazilian Portuguese)
  • editor, Antropologia do parentesco: estudos ameríndios, Rio de Janeiro: UFRJ, 1995. (Brazilian Portuguese)
  • editor, A onça e a diferença: Projeto AmaZone, 2005. (Brazilian Portuguese)
  • with Stéphane Breton, Michèle Coquet, Michael Houseman, Jean-Marie Schaeffer and Anne-Christine Taylor, Qu'est-ce qu'un corps?, Paris: Flammarion, and Musée du Quai Branly, 2006. (French)

Papers, articles, lectures[edit]



  • Marina Vanzolini, Pedro Cesarino, "Perspectivism", Oxford Bibliographies, 2014.

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